Subject: Re: nathanw_sa
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2002 10:26:49
On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 11:12:58PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> When this is done a multithreaded app using nathanw_sa running on
> an SMP will be able to have different threads running on multiple processors
> simultaneously (ignoring scheduling issues)?  However, currently a
> multithreaded app can't take advantage of multiple processors since it
> is still really only a single process?


>      How would a program go about using nathanw_sa?  Would there simply
> be a pthread library provided by the system, then any program that uses
> pthreads would simply do the right thing?

Exactly.  There is a src/lib/libpthread on the branch.


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